Iran’s Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian says feasibility studies have been launched to supply 17 provinces across the country with desalinated water from the sea.
Iran’s First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri has described a surge in the export of non-oil products as a top priority in the administration’s economic policy, calling on all governmental and private sectors to contribute to the promotion of non-oil exports.
A special envoy of president of Venezuela has visited Tehran to express his country’s gratitude to Iran for freighting several consignments of gasoline and supporting the Latin American nation in the struggle with the US imperialism.
An Iranian official says the country is not supposed to pay any damages to Turkmenistan because of overdue payments for the latter’s natural gas exports to the Islamic Republic.
President Hassan Rouhani has highlighted Iran’s major advances in the water treatment and electricity industries, saying the administration takes pride in launching new projects under the pressure of the US sanctions and the outbreak of coronavirus pandemic.
Iran’s oil minister says the US imposed sanctions on the captains of Iranian ships delivering petrol to Venezuela after failing to bribe them.
The Iranian president says the national pipeline project launched on Thursday to carry oil as an alternative route for the Strait of Hormuz serves as an important message to those that have imposed sanctions on the country.
The Iranian president says Iran is building a major pipeline to transferring oil from west of the Persian Gulf to its east, cutting dependence on Hormuz Strait for oil exports.
The Bushehr Nuclear Power Station in southern Iran has been reconnected to the national grid.
Iranian Petroleum Minister Bijan Namdar Zangeneh and his Iraqi counterpart Ihsan Abdul Jabbar have discussed the ways to promote cooperation between the two neighbours in the oil industry.